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not smoking chips or dust but perfect pieces of wood for your smoker.

Hickory, Apple, Mesquite, Pimento, Alder, Olive are just some of the woods available

these different firewoods will add the most amazing flavours and tastes to your food,

fabulous for smoking and fabulous for eating - unbelievable!


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Fabulous Flavours: Alder


Alder has a natural sweetness

which makes it especially good

with pork.

It is also the wood which is

traditionally used for smoking

salmon but is good with any

sort of fish.

A mild wood with a touch of

sweetness and a light delicate flavour.

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Almond some say will burn

better than Oak

It has quite a light subtle sweet

perfume with very little ash,

excellent for pizza ovens.

Works well with all meats.

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Fabulous Flavours: Apple


Apple has a natural sweetness

which means it works well with

most types of meat.

If you use it with poultry and pork

it turns the skin a dark brown.

It is fairly mild and mixes well

with other species of wood.

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Fabulous Flavours: Birch


Birch has a taste and

flavour which is very similar

to Maple.

Excellent choice for

pork and poultry.

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Cherry can be used with Alder,

Hickory, Oak or Pecan by using

a combination of woods the meat

will turn a deep rich colour.

Some say this is the best smoking

wood, gives a slight taste of

sweetness and fruit.

Excellent with duck, beef and pork - mix

with Oak and use it for turkey.

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Fabulous Flavours: Grapevine


Grapevine wood gives a

terrific rich and fruity flavour

to your food.

This wood is highly prized due to

its rarity, it comes to us from Portugal

Perfect with any food but

especially lamb, fish and game.

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The Hawthorn is a wonderful firewood

with a very long burn time

and extremely hot

As you would expect terrific charcoal

An absolute must if you are baking your

own bread!

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Fabulous Flavours: Hazel


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Hickory is known as "The King"

of smoking wood.

However, you do need to be

careful using Hickory - too much

smoke and the meat can turn bitter.

It produces a strong, sweet flavour

and is especially good with

ham (hickory smoked ham!),

pork and beef.

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Fabulous Flavours: Hornbeam


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Maple is very similar to Apple

in that it is sweet and it also

will colour the skin of certain

types of meat.

If it is too sweet for you

the taste can be refined by

mixing it with say Oak or Alder.

It is excellent with poultry, pork

and small game birds - also

works well with cheese.

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Fabulous Flavours: Mesquite


Mesquite is known as

"The Queen"

of smoking wood.

It has a strong natural flavour

with a distinct aroma and has

a high heat but with small flames.

Perfect for all meats and fish.

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The Nectarine along with Plum, Peach

and Apricot are all fruit woods

and can really compliment the taste

if you are using fish, turkey,

chicken and pork.

Compared to say the Hickory it gives

a sweeter and maybe milder flavour.

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Fabulous Flavours: Oak


Our Oak has a strong aroma

and flavour but it is milder than both

Mesquite and Hickory.

The flames are small but with a

high long lasting heat.

Wonderful with red meat, game

also compliments fish and pork.

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Fabulous Flavours: Olive


Olive has big flames and big

heat but you do need to be patient,

the flames take time to die down.

Depending on what food you use

the Olive oil flavour will be passed

onto your foods.

A good choice for pizza

and bread ovens.

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Orange has a high heat with

good flames and gives the food a

delicate and sweet citrus flavour.

A great wood for mixing

with other species.

Especially recommended for

fish, pork and poultry.

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Fabulous Flavours: Pear


This is a terrific wood to smoke with

and gives food a very mellow flavour.

It is also a good wood to mix with

other stronger flavours i.e.

Pecan, Hickory and Oak.

The flavour is very similar to Apple

but not in the least overpowering.

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Pecan is from the same

genus as Hickory but it does

not have as strong a wood

flavour as the Hickory.

It is slightly sweeter than Hickory

but with a milder flavour,

almost fruity.

Use it to smoke cheese, pork,

beef and poultry.

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Fabulous Flavours: Pimento


Our Pimento wood is from Jamaica

and if you want to do authentic

Jerk cooking then Pimento must be used

Also known as the Allspice Tree, you

do get a flavour of cloves, nutmeg

and cinnamon with a pepper taste

Suitable for chicken, pork and beef

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Plum is quite a mild wood but

the flavour it produces is

similar to Hickory.

Ideal for smoking chicken, pork

turkey and fish.

Our Plum wood is from a

fruiting tree which makes it

perfect for smoking.

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Fabulous Flavours: Sekelbos


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Walnut has a medium to strong

aroma but produces a fairly

mild flavour.

There is a possibility if the Walnut

is used alone that it can produce

a bitter flavour, however, mixing

it with Apple, Almond or Maple

can be very rewarding.

Wonderful with game

and red meat.

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